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Pratt & Whitney Working On SR-71 Blackbird Engine For … Something

Pratt & Whitney Working On SR-71 Blackbird Engine for ... Something

Right: SR-71B Blackbird (USAF / Judson Brohmer – Armstrong) – Left= Pratt & Whitney J58 Turbojet (Andywebby – Own work) The company behind the SR-71 Blackbird’s engine Pratt & Whitney now confirms it is working on a secretive development program called Metacomet aimed at solving the problem of fielding high-speed, reusable propulsion systems at low …

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Peruvian Air Force Plane Veered Off The Runway While Landing At San Lorenzo Airport

Peruvian Air Force Plane Veered Off The Runway While Landing At San Lorenzo Airport

Credits: Andina A Viking DHC-6-400 Twin Otter of the Peruvian Air Force, operated by Grupo 42, veered off the runway while landing at San Lorenzo Airport (SPQM) in heavy rain. There were no fatalities and the aircraft sustained minor damage. The plane was carrying twelve passengers. The light transport plane, …

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Here’s How A-12 Oxcart Created Plasma Stealth By Burning Cesium-Laced Fuel

Here’s How A-12 Oxcart Created Plasma Stealth By Burning Cesium-Laced Fuel

An air-to-air left front view of an A-12 aircraft. Credits: U.S.Air Force – Defense Visual Information Center  Lockheed’s A-12 Oxcart was the spy plane which the company developed for the Central Intelligence Agency The predecessor to the U.S. Air Force’s iconic SR-71 Blackbird – was extremely high- and fast-flying, but also incorporated …

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French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

French Air Force Performs First Operational Flight With A Rafale Equipped With Live METEOR BVRAAM Missiles

The first operational flight of a Rafale with a Meteor last week. (Photo: Armée de l’Air et de l’Espace) on Mar. 4, 2021, French Air Force declared the Meteor Beyond Visual Range (BVR) radar-guided air-to-air missile operational after the first operational flight with a live missile. The aircraft, a Rafale …

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